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My inspiron 1300 will not boot with the dvd rom attached. the dvd light light remains on at all times.

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Your drive or perhaps the cable is faulty and is not giving the "OK" signal to the laptop allowing it to boot... You will need to replace the faulty part.

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Dell inspiron 2200. The DVD ROM can read DVD's but Im unable to boot from it with a boot disk.


Have you verified that the disk you are trying to boot is bootable and not damaged on it's boot sector?
Does the drive read other DVDs (after boot into OS?)

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Windows XP will not start on Inspiron 1300. Get blue screen with the following codes. 0x00000024 (0X001902FE, 0XF88F53D4, OXF88F50D0, 0X828AE805)


So many computer face this blue screen fetal errors on windows.

This error comes usually when there is problem in software or driver compatibility issue with hardware or operating system.
Also this error comes when there is bed indexing unit in hard drive.
You can solve this errors with following 2 methods.
(1)When you power up the computer press F8 key then enter in safe mode.
Then if you are able to enter in safe mode then uninstall driver or software which you installed recently and face this error.
(2)If you are not able to enter in safe mode Then you need to fix error on hard drive.For that you need windows disk or recovery disk.
Boot your computer with that disk
For that when you power up the computer press F1 or F2 "del" key to enter in bios.
Then go to boot menu and set frist boot device as your cd or dvd rom.
Then save settings and exit bios.
Insert windows disk in cd /dvd rom.
Then it boot with that disk.Then you get this message "Press any key to boot from cd.."
Then press any key.
Then follow the procedure then enter in recovery console mode then type in prompt "chkdsk /r"
Then type "y"
Then it fix error on hard drive.
Then check if again you are not able to enter in windows then boot again and this time choose "R" option for repair previous windwos " then it repairs old windows then it loads again old windows.
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Dec 18, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1300 Notebook

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Dell inspiron 1300 does not switch on


try unseating and reseating the memory one stick at a time in each slot one at a time and try turning on the laptop after each stick reinsertion.

If this doesn't do it then take out the hard drive and dvd drive then turn on ht laptop.

If after all of these steps you still don't get video then the motherboard is bad.

Aug 08, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1300 Notebook

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Would like to upgrade Dell Inspiron 1300 c.d drive


Is your dvd rom drive a RW drive? if not, you need to buy a RW-dvd rom drive to be able to RW dvds or cds.

If you already have a RW DVD Rom drive, you need to have a burning application (ex. nero burning rom). You can check on the internet and download a freeware and install it on your machine.

Jun 01, 2009 | Dell INSPIRON 1300 Celeron 1.4GHZ,256MB...

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The dvd rom drive does not read nor write


Sounds like it could be a faulty drive. Will it play any CD/DVD like a data or music one?

Mar 22, 2009 | Dell INSPIRON 1300 Celeron 1.4GHZ,256MB...

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Driver for inspiron 1300 dvd RW


1300 comes with a dvd combo so you cant find it on dell's officeal site.

Mar 16, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1300 Notebook

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Dell inspiron 1300 dvd cd not working


When you put the disk in, in my pc, does it show up as running? There's more to this that can help with by going on line and asking for Just_Bobz

Jan 01, 2009 | Dell Inspiron 1300 Notebook

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Dell dvd not working


First thing you need to check is whether the issue happens only if you are logged in to Windows or not. For you to check if it also happens outside of Windows, insert the Windows Operating System disk (XP or Vista) then shutdown the computer. Turn it back on. As soon as you see the Dell Logo, keep on pressing F12. Then select "CD/DVD ROM" from the choices and press enter. When you see the prompt "Press any key to boot from the CD", keep on tapping the "Enter" key. If your CD/DVD drive is working fine, you should see a page that'd say "Windows is loading files". If not then the system is not detecting your drive. Then check the BIOS page. F2 on the Dell Logo. Then look for Drive Configuration. If the drive isn't there, reseat it. Physically remove the drive from the computer and put it back in. Then restart.

Please rate this if it helped.

Dec 21, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 1300 Notebook

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Difficult boot from cd drive - dell inspiron


Try to do this, when you see the dell logo, keep on tapping f12 then choose cd rom or dvd rom device, then keep on tapping enter until you will be able to see the setup page of the program/os that you are installing.

Nov 03, 2008 | Dell Inspiron 9200 Notebook

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Doesnt boot from DVD rom


Hi
I know it sounds a bit odd but were u using a bootable disk to boot?
If yes, then try epgrading ur BIOS version it may help.

Jun 01, 2008 | Dell Inspiron E1405 Notebook

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